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Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Brigg
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25216
  • Salary: Salary on application
Astute are working on behalf of a leading O&M contractor with a large presence in the UK across Biomass & Energy from Waste Power Stations. We are looking for a Mechanical Technician to join the Maintenance Team of their 40MW Biomass plant located in North Lincolnshire. 

As a Mechanical Technician, you will be providing front line maintenance at the facility and be responsible for all aspects of the safe, compliant, and efficient maintenance on the mechanical equipment and systems on site.

If you have the relevant experience (please see below) and are looking for a rewarding role in the Power sector, then please apply.

Responsibilities and duties:
As the Mechanical Technician you will be:

  • Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will undertake and support the daily planned maintenance activities.
  • Complete fault finding, diagnosis and repairs of the plant which include gearboxes, valves, compressors, pumps, fans, boilers etc
  • Undertake measures to improve the plant reliability, efficiency, and performance of the plant proactively, always in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Maintain the site CMMS and record all historical works undertaken.
  • Supervise 3rd party subcontracts on all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities.
  • Complete health and safety paperwork following company guidelines.
  • Provide technical support to the fuel handling and operations team for the plant when required.
Professional qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a City & Guilds Level 3/Apprenticeship in an engineering discipline.
  • At least 5 years’ experience (post apprenticeship) in a Maintenance environment on a Power Station/Heavy Process Plant. This could be Energy from Waste, Coal, CCGT, Biomass, CHP, Nuclear, Steel, Petrochemical etc.
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineers with at least five years’ service will also be considered.
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualified.
Personal skills
The Mechanical Technician role would suit someone who has:

  • Experience on heavy mechanical equipment such as Conveyors, Valves, Gearboxes, Pumps, Steam Raising equipment etc.
  • Experience in managing sub-contractors would be advantageous.
  • Familiar with steam raising systems, PSSR & LOLER would be desirable.
  • Able to do manual lifting and working at heights or confined spaces.
Salary and benefits of the Mechanical Technician role

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Overtime
  • Full benefits package

To apply for this Mechanical Technician opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02392288286 to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more. You can also connect with Dan on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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